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    Kurt Vile’s first solo tour in 10 years touches down at Castro Theatre

Kurt Vile’s first solo tour in 10 years touches down at Castro Theatre

Following the one year anniversary of Kurt Vile’s eighth solo studio album, Bottle It In (Matador Records), the singer just announced his first solo tour in 10 years, with [...]

By |December 27, 2019|0 Comments

Kurt Vile at The Fillmore October 5

Feelin’ bassackwards? We suggest coming out to The Fillmore next weekend for some good ol’ fashioned Kurt Vile. We dig the funny pants folk he brings, like a sassy Bob [...]

By |September 27, 2019|Comments Off on Kurt Vile at The Fillmore October 5

Photos: Kurt Vile at the Fox Theater

Kurt Vile (photo: William Wayland)

Words by William Wayland

Kurt Vile makes it all look easy. Like he and the Violators are putting on a show in his basement, or maybe in [...]

By |December 18, 2018|Comments Off on Photos: Kurt Vile at the Fox Theater

Sponsored: Kurt Vile picks up where he left off at the Fox

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Fresh off the October release of his latest full-length album, Bottle It In, Kurt Vile is picking up right where he left off: playing his songs on [...]

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  • Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile (and Sea Lice) at The Fox Theater, by Aaron Rubin
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    Photos + Review: Courtney Barnett + Kurt Vile (and Sea Lice) at the Fox

Photos + Review: Courtney Barnett + Kurt Vile (and Sea Lice) at the Fox

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile (and Sea Lice) (photo: Aaron Rubin)

Last week, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, the hippest purveyors of the latest, greatest, and most infectious indie record, took [...]

By |October 25, 2017|1 Comment
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    Kurt Vile supports Alabama Shakes in Berkeley, goes solo in Santa Cruz

Kurt Vile supports Alabama Shakes in Berkeley, goes solo in Santa Cruz

As far as "Best Album of 2015" lists go, few entries were as widespread as Kurt Vile's b'lieve i'm going down, his sixth studio album. He will make his debut [...]

By |August 10, 2016|Comments Off on Kurt Vile supports Alabama Shakes in Berkeley, goes solo in Santa Cruz

The Bay Abridged: Oct 14 — Oct 20

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a [...]

By |October 21, 2015|Comments Off on The Bay Abridged: Oct 14 — Oct 20
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    Review: Kurt Vile & the Violators walk Fillmore’s decibel gambit

Review: Kurt Vile & the Violators walk Fillmore’s decibel gambit

Kurt Vile (photo: Sophia Apt)

The band walked on stage, Vile downed his beer and said “sup.” His shirt said “What's up kooks.”

Kurt Vile often gets accused of living somewhere [...]

By |October 19, 2015|1 Comment
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    Kurt Vile and the Violators performing at Slim’s and The Fillmore in October

Kurt Vile and the Violators performing at Slim’s and The Fillmore in October

Photo by Marina Chavez

With a broad style that can evoke both Pavement and Petty, punk rock and the Dead, the languorous music of Kurt Vile has always been classified [...]

By |October 13, 2015|Comments Off on Kurt Vile and the Violators performing at Slim’s and The Fillmore in October
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Lord Huron, Sore Eros & Kurt Vile, Exray's)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Lord Huron, Sore Eros & Kurt Vile, Exray's)

Anna: Seeing Lord Huron at this year's Treasure Island Music Festival was an unexpected treat. I had previously listened to the band's 2010 EPs (Mighty and Into the Sun), [...]

By |November 15, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Lord Huron, Sore Eros & Kurt Vile, Exray's)
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    Tonight, 5/8/13: Kurt Vile playing sold-out show at The Independent

Tonight, 5/8/13: Kurt Vile playing sold-out show at The Independent

Indie darling of the moment Kurt Vile will be playing a sold-out show at The Independent this Wednesday, May 8. The Philadelphia native is currently promoting his latest album, [...]

By |May 8, 2013|Comments Off on Tonight, 5/8/13: Kurt Vile playing sold-out show at The Independent
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    Live This Month: May 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #305)

Live This Month: May 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #305)

Live This Month: May 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #305)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands [...]

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